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In Kashmir Valley, 74% More People Certified Disabled During PDP-BJP Rule

In Kashmir Valley, 74% More People Certified Disabled During PDP-BJP Rule

Raqib Mukhtar, a first-grade student at the Zaiba Aapa Institute of Inclusive Education in Bijbehara, Anantnag district. The Kashmir valley saw a 74% rise in number of people certified disabled…

India’s Richest Young Women Fear Public Transport Most; Poorest Fear Cinema Halls

India’s Richest Young Women Fear Public Transport Most; Poorest Fear Cinema Halls

  Mumbai: India’s richest girls and young women, aged 11 to 18, felt the least safe among all income groups in public spaces, according to a new report that explored…

Why 277,160 Women Leaders Remain Invisible To Tamil Nadu’s Political Parties

Why 277,160 Women Leaders Remain Invisible To Tamil Nadu’s Political Parties

Salma, the Tamil poet and author, found her ticket to freedom when she contested the Tuvankurinchi town panchayat elections. In 2004, Salma joined the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and contested the…

Indian Exports Drop Over Modi Period, Trade Deficit Highest Since 2012-13

Indian Exports Drop Over Modi Period, Trade Deficit Highest Since 2012-13

  Mumbai: Exports of merchandise–from industrial to agricultural goods–to African countries, Latin America and Japan dropped over the four years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and grew at single…

Hindi Added 100Mn Speakers In A Decade; Kashmiri 2nd Fast Growing Language

Hindi Added 100Mn Speakers In A Decade; Kashmiri 2nd Fast Growing Language

  Mumbai: Hindi was the fastest growing language in India at 25.19% adding close to a 100 million speakers between 2001-2011.   Kashmiri (22.97%), Gujarat (20.4%), Manipuri  (20.07%), and Bengali…

Delaying Babies, Using Toilets Could Roll Back Anaemia Crisis Of Indian Women

Delaying Babies, Using Toilets Could Roll Back Anaemia Crisis Of Indian Women

  Jaipur: Improved sanitation facilities and delayed pregnancy in India could reduce the rates of anaemia in pregnant women faster. The prevalence of anaemia in pregnant women in India (50%)…

How India Became The World’s Most Dangerous Country For Women

How India Became The World’s Most Dangerous Country For Women

  Mumbai: India is perceived as having the worst record for sexual violence, harassment from cultural and traditional practices and human trafficking, meaning it is now considered the least safe…